The 5 Best Memory Care Facilities in Rancho Mirage, CA for 2023
There are 9 Memory Care Facilities in the Rancho Mirage area, with 4 in Rancho Mirage and 5 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Rancho Mirage is $5,131 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,349. Cheaper nearby regions include Palm Springs with an average starting cost of $4,725.
To help you with your search, browse the 31 reviews below for memory care facilities in Rancho Mirage. On average, consumers rate memory care in Rancho Mirage 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Palm Desert with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Rancho Mirage, call (855) 863-8283.
Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Rancho Mirage, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Rancho Mirage
In Rancho Mirage, more than half of the city's 18,000 residents are aged 65 years or older, which means that the need for dementia care and other senior services in the city is substantial. Throughout the state, an estimated 650,000 seniors have been diagnosed with dementia disorders such as Alzheimer's Disease or Huntington's Disease and many of those seniors require residential care in one of the state's many memory care facilities.
In the Rancho Mirage area, there are nine such facilities from which seniors and their families can choose. Some of these facilities offer both memory care and assisted living services, as the state provides similar regulations for both levels of care.
- The Rancho Mirage area is home to world-class medical facilities including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care such as Eisenhower Health, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Rancho Mirage has an extremely hot desert climate. The city only gets 3 inches of rain each year and the average high temperature in July is 107 degrees. It's important to make sure that memory care facilities have systems in place to prevent residents from wandering outside of the facility, especially in extreme heat.
- Although the overall cost of living in Rancho Mirage is nearly 60 percent higher than the average U.S. city, the cost of healthcare is actually 16 percent below the countrywide average. Families of seniors who require frequent access to medical services may find that the cost of living in the city is actually quite affordable.
- The air quality in Rancho Mirage and throughout Riverside County has been given a failing grade by the American Lung Association. The city's high pollution levels may affect the health of seniors, especially if they've been diagnosed with a respiratory illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Rancho Mirage
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Rancho Mirage start around $5,065 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,525 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Rancho Mirage and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.
Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Rancho Mirage
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in California page.
More Ways to Pay for Memory Care
While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for memory care, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance memory care costs include:
- Veterans Benefits
- Life Insurance Policy
- Long-Term Care Insurance
- Reverse Mortgage
For more information about different ways to finance memory care, visit our Memory Care in California page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Rancho Mirage
Rancho Mirage and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in a memory care community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.
To see a list of free memory care resources in Rancho Mirage, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Directory of Winners in the Rancho Mirage Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Rancho Mirage
Rancho Mirage-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in California are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in California page for more information about these laws.
Other Options in Rancho Mirage, CA
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Rancho Mirage
Review of Rancho Mirage Terrace
My mother-in-law was at Rancho Mirage Terrace. She was in the memory care and our overall experience was zero. She gained 50 pounds. She's fat and she was not like that when she went in there. She ... Read more
Review of Vista Cove at Rancho Mirage
I did a tour of Vista Cove at Rancho Mirage. The grounds were very beautiful. The residents live in small cottages, and the community was just very nice. The rooms were spacious and well-maintained... Read more
Review of Bayshire Rancho Mirage
We are very satisfied with Bayshire Rancho Mirage. My mother-in-law moved there a few months ago, and we feel like she's getting good care there. My husband's interaction with them is really good. ... Read more